Indian Railways

Planning to travel by train? See Indian Railways' latest COVID-19 guidelines

Indian Railways recently stated that they are presently running a total of 1402 specials train services on an average per day.

Apr 13, 2021, 11:27 AM IST

Indian Railways to Operate 4 Shatabdi, 1 Duronto train from April 10: Check routes, schedule and train list

Indian railways will start Shatabdi Special and Duronto Special train services from 10 April to 15 April, which will ensure convenient, and safe travel.

Apr 08, 2021, 09:31 AM IST

Indian Railways to start 4 Shatabdi trains, 1 Duronto special train from April 10: Check routes and schedule

Shatabdi Special and Duronto Special train services will start from 10 April to 15 April, which will ensure convenient, and safe travel.

 

Apr 07, 2021, 15:38 PM IST

7th Pay Commission latest news: Big update on Railway employees’ night duty allowance

In a big relief to the Railway employees, Railways have made some changes in the rules of night duty allowance.  

Apr 06, 2021, 12:20 PM IST

Indian Railways completes arch closure of iconic Chenab Bridge, World's Highest Railway Bridge: See Pics

The total cost of the Chenab bridge is estimated to be Rs 1486 crore and the design life of the bridge is said to be 120 years.

 

Apr 06, 2021, 09:22 AM IST

Indian Railways to run 71 unreserved passenger trains from today, check the full list here

The 71 unreserved mail/express trains will be run by the Northern Railways.

Apr 05, 2021, 06:24 AM IST

Indian Railways gets rid of window curtains in AC coaches, check details

The Indian Railway in order to follow the COVID-19 guidelines, removed window curtains and also stopped providing blankets to passengers. The users are not very happy with this decision and have been complaining about inadequate cooling and sunny climate. 

Apr 04, 2021, 08:13 AM IST

Indian Railways to run 71 unreserved passenger trains from April 5. Check the list here

Previously, Piyush Goyal had mentioned that Railways will reactivate the facility of UTS ON MOBILE App where unreserved train services are being reintroduced. "This will save time, decongest ticket booking counters & help ensure social distancing," he had tweeted. 

Apr 03, 2021, 09:45 AM IST

Do you know that you may face 3 years in jail if you do this inside Indian Railways trains?

It can also attract a Rs 1,000 fine.

Apr 01, 2021, 13:26 PM IST

Attention train passengers! Now keep your phones fully charged if travelling overnight, know why

Now, you will have to keep your phones fully charged as Railways has decided to disallow passengers from using mobile charging stations onboard trains between 11 pm and 5 am. 

Mar 31, 2021, 08:39 AM IST

Centre issues guidelines to prevent crime against women in trains, railway premises

Twenty-three million passengers travel through the Indian Railways every day out of which 20 per cent i.e. about 4.6 million are women. In the recent past, the incidents of crime against women in trains and railway premises have been a major area of concern. 

Mar 21, 2021, 12:08 PM IST

Northern railways back on track, will run 90% of their trains

The zones which come under Northern Railways are Delhi, Ferozepur, Ambala, Lucknow and Moradabad and almost 750 trains operate daily in these areas. Currently, 70% of the trains are operating right now. The railways recently announced 18 pairs of new Holi special trains for the convenience of the passengers. 

Mar 21, 2021, 10:33 AM IST

Indian Railways rolls out first AC 3-tier LHB economy class coach: Check features here

After the necessary sanctions, the Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) economy coaches will be inducted in all express and mail trains running LHB coaches. However, these coaches will not be added to the Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto and Jan Shatabdi, etc. trains, Railways said in a statement.

Mar 20, 2021, 12:00 PM IST

Big steps taken by Indian Railways to curb illegal e-Ticketing: Here is all you need to know

Here are the important initiatives taken by Indian Railways  to curb illegal e-Ticketing.

Mar 18, 2021, 16:55 PM IST

Indian Railways will never be privatised, Piyush Goyal asserts in Lok Sabha

Replying to a discussion on Demands for Grants for Railways, Goyal said there has been no death of any passenger due to a rail accident in two years and the railways have been putting an enormous focus on passenger safety. He said the country can progress towards high growth and create more employment opportunities only when the public and private sectors work together.

Mar 16, 2021, 17:10 PM IST

Special trains to be cancelled from March 31? Check what Indian Railways has to say

Some news reports are doing rounds on social media that the Indian Railways is going to cancel its trains from March 31.

Mar 15, 2021, 23:51 PM IST

Indian Railways extends computerisation of THIS service to 523 locations

Earlier the facility was limited to 84 locations. This has been increased to 143 locations in phase-II and 523 locations in phase-III.

Mar 15, 2021, 15:48 PM IST

Railways ensures 100% minimum wage payment to contract workers through Shramik Kalyan Portal

The Railway Ministry has ensured 100 percent compliance of payment of minimum wages to contract workers through its e-application. 

Mar 12, 2021, 09:31 AM IST

Indian Railways to ensure this for contract workers through Shramik Kalyan Portal, details here

Indian Railway Shramik Kalyan e-application has been developed and launched on October 1, 2018. A total of 15,812 contractors and 3,81,831 contract workers also registered on this portal till Tuesday.   

Mar 11, 2021, 19:10 PM IST

National Rail Plan aims to increase modal share of Railways in freight to 45 percent, says Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday (March 10) announced that the Indian Railways has prepared a National Rail Plan (NRP) to create a ‘future ready’ Railway system latest by 2030. 

Mar 11, 2021, 07:05 AM IST